Travel Restrictions Entering French Polynesia from Sint Maarten

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Sint Maarten to French Polynesia.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
240.17
Decreased by163.32
at 1/14/2022
Vaccinated
61.51%
Increased by61.51%
at 1/4/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated arriving from selected countries and have stayed in these countries for at least 15 days before arrival are allowed to enter French Polynesia. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
9/22/2021
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or antigen test taken a maximum of 24 hours before departure.

Different rules apply for US residents arriving from Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Francisco and travelers who transit or stop over in the United States. Please see the source for more details.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 24 hours
  • A Antigen Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present a vaccination certificate showing that they completed the full vaccination before departure to Tahiti.

The vaccination schedule is considered complete 28 days after administration of a 1 dose for the Janssen vaccine and 7 days after administration of a second dose for other vaccines like Pfizer (Comirnaty), Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, or Covishield), or 7 days after receiving 1 dose for travelers who have had a history of COVID-19 (only 1 dose is necessary).

The measures applied to vaccinated adults extend under the same conditions to minors accompanying them, whether or not they are vaccinated.

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Travelers that have received a combination of 2 different vaccines may still be considered fully vaccinated. Please check the source for more information on accepted vaccine combinations.

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Mandatory

Mandatory travel registration form

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All travelers including citizens and residents arriving by air are required to register on the Polynesian Electronic Travel Information System (ETIS) no later than 6 days and at most 30 days before departure and confirmation must be presented at check-in. Minors traveling with their parents can be included in their ETIS form.

During the application process, travelers might be requested to complete an additional step to request approval from the High Commissioner.

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Travelers aged 11 years and older accompanying a vaccinated adult are exempt from declaring an overriding reason.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Description

Travelers are required to pay for health insurance when applying for their travel registration form.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 testing on arrival

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Description

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 RT-PCR test at the airport on arrival, at their own expense.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers in Tahiti

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Travelers arriving from selected countries who are fully vaccinated are not required to quarantine on arrival in Tahiti.

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Unvaccinated travelers under the age of 18 traveling with fully vaccinated parents or guardians will be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on days 4 and 8 after arrival.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health pass for public activity

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Travelers are required to present a health pass in digital or printed form before checking in air and sea transportation between islands, visiting discotheques, nightclubs, cultural, artistic, and festive events, exhibitions. The health pass consists of one of the following:

  • Proof of vaccination;
  • Proof of a COVID-19 negative test, taken no more than 24 hours before attending an activity;
  • Proof of recovery or a certificate of a positive test (issued by a competent health authority), dated at least 11 days and less than 6 months ago.

Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it as a health pass. French nationals including Polynesian residents can use the TousAntiCovid application.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12 years and 2 months.
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory on flights and in the airport

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Travelers aged 11 years and older must wear masks in the airports and in-flight.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

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We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in French Polynesia and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
240.17
Decreased by163.32
at 1/14/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
61.51%
Increased by61.51%
at 1/4/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
173,773
Increased by173,773
at 1/4/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

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Use of mask

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Public transportation

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Restaurants

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Bars

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Nightclubs

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Shops

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